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How Cancer Treatment can Affect Cardiovascular Health

When dealing with cancer treatment, the last thing on your mind is likely the heart, but it is important to know that many cancer treatments can have immediate and long-term...

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The Tree of Life: Bailey & Meghan’s Story

Bailey Leon, an 11-year-old battling Neuroblastoma, and Meghan Schexnayder, a 27-year-old Osteosarcoma survivor, formed a special bond with one another while fighting their cancers at Ochsner Medical Center. This is...

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Renewed Efforts to Treat Lung Cancer Offers Hope for Patients

Did you know that lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide? Despite the efforts of physicians and medical researchers, and the placement of warning labels on all cigarette packaging,...

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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Empowers Others by Giving Back

Joe Balfour, a 15-year pancreatic cancer survivor, explains why he gives back to pancreatic cancer survivors' support groups and continues to live his life each day to the fullest.

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Why Support Groups for Breast Cancer Patients Can Be Powerful

For survivors of breast cancer, support groups can be a powerful resource in providing survivors a chance to share experiences in a safe environment where he or she feels understood.

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Ongoing Clinical Trials are Paving the Way in the Fight Against Cancer

Clinical trials are the study and behavioral research on human volunteers that are designed to answer specific questions about biomedical or behavioral treatment.

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Obesity Presents Higher Risks for Cancer

You may already know that obesity is linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and harmful cholesterol. But recent research has revealed one major finding you may...

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Top Foods to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD, gives her 4 top foods that may help reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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